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IRCC Issued 3,371 ITAs to CEC Candidates in Latest Express Entry draw

May 16 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

IRCC Issued 3,371 ITAs to CEC Candidates in Latest Express Entry draw

In an Express Entry draw held on May 15, the IRCC had invited a total of 3,371 candidates to apply for Canadian PR.

This is the second draw in nearly 24 hours, followed by 13th May draw, where 529 ITAs were issued to Provincial Nominee Express Entry candidates.

Unlike, the last draw, this invitation round targeted candidates exclusively under its Canadian Experience Class program who had the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 447 points or above.

With this draw, IRCC has continued its trend of issuing ITAs exclusively to PNP and CEC candidates.

The IRCC has now held a total of 10 CEC and Provincial nominee draws so far in 2020 to invite nearly 19,500 EE candidates to apply for Canada PR.

With this latest invitation round, the total number of ITAs issued so far in 2020 has come up to 38,200.

The vast majority of candidates under CEC and Provincial Nominees are already living in Canada and, thus, they don't need to enter the country.

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Tie-breaker rule in 15th May EE Draw

The tie-breaker rule implemented in this draw by the IRCC was of Dec. 23, 2019, at 10:01:06 UTC.

This clearly indicates that all the candidates who had registered their Express Entry profile on or before the mentioned date and time and had score 447 CRS points or above had obtained invitations in this selection round.

Express Entry System

Express Entry program is a federal immigration system designed with an objective to manage skilled worker applications and invite eligible candidates under key Federal Economic immigration programs, including:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Canada Experience Class

Stepwise Process to Apply for PR visa Under Express Entry Program

  • Gather required documents, like, ECA report, Medical, and Police Clearance certificate, IELTS test report, etc.
  • Create and register Express Entry profile
  • Meet the minimum eligibility criteria and score a minimum of 67 points or above to enter the pool
  • Obtain CRS score and high ranking to get their ITA in periodic express entry draws
  • Submit their final and complete PR application along with documents and required fees within 60 days of obtaining your ITA
  • Get their Canada PR visa approval

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